As men get older, the levels of testosterone in their blood often drop. This drop in testosterone has been hypothesized to lead to various things, such as decreased sexual function, anemia, and bone breaks. Testosterone supplementation is used by some physicians to help with such bodily issues. In recent years, there has been increased interest in the clinical utility of testosterone supplementation in older men. However, large, long-term studies have not been performed to figure out whether testosterone treatment actually helps with such conditions.
For Seniors: How to Maintain Sexual Health and Intimacy
Great Sex Without Intercourse - Older Couples, Erectile Dysfunction
Welcome to another episode of Sounds Like Health. My name is Mary Leigh Meyer. Thank you for joining us. I am also on faculty at the School of Public Health, as you mentioned. I am a researcher and evaluator of many evidence-based programs and policies and strategies associated with older adults. We do a lot of programs and interventions so that older adults can live a high-quality life. Can you tell everybody a little bit about what that is?
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As you age, sex isn't the same as it was in your 20s — but it can still be satisfying. Contrary to common myths, sex isn't just for the young. Many seniors continue to enjoy their sexuality into their 80s and beyond. A healthy sex life not only is fulfilling, but also is good for other aspects of your life, including your physical health and self-esteem.